Auto Electrician- Job ID: SF41634

Reference: Ambulance Life

Date Posted: 29 Jul 2022

Salary: £30,714 - £31,902.53 + Benefits + 2pm finish on Frid

Position Type: Permanent, full-time

Location: West Midlands


Location: Walsall- onsite

The difference is you

At Babcock, we’re creating a safe and secure world, together – and you can play your part. As an Auto Electrician within our Vehicle Engineering business area you’ll have the chance to work on systems in advanced armoured motor vehicles. You’ll be part of an international company that’s continually innovating. Our aspirations are big – and you’ll help make them possible.

Vehicle Engineering

Vehicle Engineering is a market-leading manufacturer and converter of armoured vehicles and products. Drawing on over 100 years’ experience, we supply and support deployed vehicles worldwide to customers including the police, fire and ambulance services, civil service, and military. Together, we deliver an end-to-end through-life methodology to supply our clients with specialist vehicle conversions.

The role

As one of our Auto Electricians, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Working on all kinds of conversion projects, you’ll fit and repair electrical and electronic systems in advanced motor vehicles. Your work will help organisations such as the police, fire and ambulance services, so you’ll be supporting our nations’ heroes. And, with our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

Day-to-day, you’ll be reading electrical wiring plans, checking and testing wiring and parts, and fitting electronics equipment. You’ll also identify faults and carry out rectification work. Excel, and there’ll be every opportunity to progress your career. At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. 

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role will be carried out onsite at Walsall.

Essential Experience

  • Proven experience of installation, repair and maintenance of vehicles’ electrical systems
  • The ability to check and test wiring and vehicle parts
  • Experience of electronic systems, e.g., electronic ignitions, alarms immobilisers, tracking devices, electric windows, mirrors, seats, tow bar electrics and air-conditioning
  • Used to working in a methodical, organised way
  • Approachable, with good communication skills
  • You must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance

What we offer 

Generous benefits including:

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Open to flexible working and alternative work patterns
  • Opportunities for enhanced overtime
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% with life assurance
  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay (up to 8 weeks’ full pay and 8 weeks’ half pay)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Wellbeing centre supporting physical, mental and financial well-being 
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
  • Autonomy. Feel trusted to deliver

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curiousbe courageousown and deliverthink: outcomescollaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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